Topic: Amazon fires
As the Covid-19 pandemic shows no signs of letting up, ThePrint highlights the most important stories on the crisis from across the globe.
Unlike last year, when images of 300-year-old trees ablaze fuelled international outrage, little stands in the way now.
Jair Bolsonaro, the subject of global criticism for fanning the flames of the Amazon's destruction, believes the rainforest is a Brazilian asset and not the world's.
Brazil has witnessed a dramatic 85 per cent rise in wildfires in the Amazon rainforest this year.
Even a huge increase in forest fires would produce changes in oxygen that are difficult to measure. There’s enough oxygen in the air to last for millions of years.
Back in 1999, Chandrakant Pandit was Madhya Pradesh’s losing captain. Today, he is the coach of the winning team.
Finance Minister Harpal Singh Cheema emphasised improving ‘fiscal health’ and augmenting tax revenues in AAP govt's maiden Budget Monday, but outstanding debt expected to rise by 8.4%.
These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.
Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.